Accountant

Lusaka, Zambia, Contract

Dazzling Dental Clinic & Medicare a female lead, Zambian owned, dynamic dental health service provider of high quality general and specialized dentistry using the highest technology possible to provide the finest dental care.
We are committed to provide a lifetime of optimum oral health to our patients and strive to foster patient relationship based on mutual trust, excellent customer service and the best patient care available.
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
DAZZLING DENTAL CLINIC AND MEDICARE wishes to fill the position indicated below. Interested applicants who meet the required competences are encouraged to apply.
The successful candidates will be expected to have demonstrable competencies relevant to the job.
1.0 ACCOUNTANT
1.1 MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB
We are looking for a dynamic candidate to join our unique family as ACCOUNTANT to manage all financial transactions, from fixed payments and variable expenses to bank deposits and budgets.
Accountant responsibilities include auditing financial documents and procedures, reconciling bank statements and calculating tax payments and returns. To be successful in this role, you should have previous experience with bookkeeping and a flair for spotting numerical mistakes. Ultimately, you will provide us with accurate quantitative information on financial position, liquidity and cash flows of our business, while ensuring we’re compliant with all tax regulations.
1.2 RESPONSIBILITIES

Manage all accounting transactions
Prepare budget forecasts
Publish financial statements in time
Handle monthly, quarterly and annual closings
Reconcile accounts payable and receivable
Ensure timely bank payments
Compute taxes and prepare tax returns
Manage balance sheets and profit/loss statements
Report on the company’s financial health and liquidity
Audit financial transactions and documents
Reinforce financial data confidentiality and conduct database backups when necessary
Comply with financial policies and regulations

1.3 QUALIFICATION AND EXPEIRENCE

Grade 12 Certificate with 5 ‘O’ levels or equivalent with credit or better in Mathematics and English.
ZICA/ACCA/Degree in Accounting
2 years Work experience as an Accountant
2 years Experience in Operations Management
Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, including the Generally
Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Hands-on experience with accounting software like FreshBooks and QuickBooks
Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
Experience with general ledger functions
Strong attention to detail and good analytical skills
BSc in Accounting, Finance or relevant degree
ZICA membership
Valid manual vehicle drivers license

TO APPLY
Your application letter should be accompanied by a CV and copies of relevant certificates and should also specify your contact address and telephone number(s).
Application letters should be addressed to:
Head Operations and Administration
Dazzling Dental Clinic & Medicare
Nangwenya Road, off Addis Ababa Drive, Rhodespark
P.O. Box 31777
LUSAKA
The closing date of receipt of applications is Tuesday, 25th March, 2022.
PLEASE NOTE THAT:
ANY FORM OF LOBBYING WILL LEAD TO AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFICATION OF THE CANDIDATE AND ONLY APPLICANTS WHO MEET THE SPECIFICATIONS INDICATED ABOVE WILL BE ACKNOWLEDGED.